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Amanda Wentz, LCSW, SSP Certificate

Denver Public Schools
School Social Worker
Amanda has been working with at-risk youth in Colorado for over a decade in various capacities. She has been a high school social worker with Denver Public Schools since November 2015 and specializes in trauma-informed interventions targeted towards adolescents across professional environments. The bulk of her experience prior to working at a traditional high school was in shelter systems and therapeutically intensive adolescent residential treatment. Amanda has offered a number of basic and intensive professional development opportunities within DPS focused on trauma-informed systems and interventions. She is also a trained facilitator of Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) groups.